Mrs Dragan Ristić

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artist,musician,theater producer


(2005) Started Master Studies at Faculty of Dramatic Arts – Theory of Film and Media
(1998-1999) Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University of Belgrade
Started Master’s Program in Theatre Science
(1998) Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University of Belgrade
BA in Theatre – Radio Production and Management in Culture
Thesis: ‘Roma Cultural Center-Constitution and Possibilities’
(1991) Gymnasium in Valjevo, Yugoslavia
Cultural-language department
Current position:
Director of Romani Cultural Center–Belgrade (since 1998), Leader of the Band KAL (since 2002),Director of ‘’FRKA’’ Festival of Roma culture and activism,Director of School for Romani Language and Culture “Amala“ ( (since 2011), Board Member of NGO Centre for Minority Rights (since 2011),curator for theatre section on the project ‘’Digitalization of Roma archive’’ supported by The German Federal Cultural Foundation (

Previous work experience:
2011 – Directed the play “Dživdipe karing o drom” (Life beside the Road), Šumadija Cultural Centre
2009 – Composed and published CD “KAL”- Radio Romanista, Asphalt Tango, Germany and B92
2007 – Participation in Roskilde Festival, Denmark
2007 – Participation in EXIT Music Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia
2006 – Composed and published CD “KAL”- Asphalt Tango, Germany and B92
2004 – Participation in PEPSI Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary
2003- Romani Language Co-ordinator, ERRC